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Medical Suspensions: how can Cerrone fight in the same month?

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  1. Combat Wombatt Black Belt

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    Cerrone just fought Myles Jury on January 3rd and is now fighting Benson Henderson on January 18th which is less than a month. I thought that medical suspensions for fights were usually 2-3 months and sometimes longer and that they were basically standard after every fight.



    So, how can Cerrone be fighting so soon and not have a medical suspension?
     
  2. Shevchenko Green Belt

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    You only get a medical suspension if you're suspended.
     
  3. MilesAbove Gold Belt

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    First of all, it's adorable you think the NSAC won't overturn it if the UFC finds it advantageous. Second, as long as a doc clears him then he's good.
     
  4. Mcmoon Green Belt

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    I am pretty sure medical suspensions only happen if you get tkoed/koed or some kind of other injury.
     
  5. Rational Poster Actually the Best Poster

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    The same reason the NSAC withheld Jon's test result until after the DC fight.

    Because it's profitable and because they can.
     
  6. Kalmah Snap Jitsu Belt

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    Full list of UFC 182 medical suspensions:

     
  7. GordaoPreguico Red Belt

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    Because he is a motherfucking Cowboy son!
     
  8. Rvd Slmr Silver Belt

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    The simple answer is that this is completely incorrect. Ceronne isn't suspended and most of the suspensions are dismissed after the first real medical exam.
     
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  10. roggg Brown Belt

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    Standard as in they give out a lot of suspensions. Anyone that the ring doctor suspects has any injury at all will normally get a suspension. Suspensions last the stated time, or until cleared by a doctor. Most are cleared early. Many are non-injuries in the first place.
     
  11. JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    Was he on the suspension list?
     
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    wait, 4 fighters broke a hand, foot or ankle ? says they cannot fight till July without clearance :eek:
     
  13. Vektor Blue Belt

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    what injury did he suffer? a sore ankle from kicking Jury's ass?
     
  14. fightdonttweet Banned Banned

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    He wasn't suspended. And even if he was, a doctor can clear it.
     
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    Dumb questions do your research, he isn't on the suspension list so hes clear too fight whenever
     
  16. xupacabra Brown Belt

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    Thank you sir, for posting this list.

    so.. What are we discussing here, eh ?
     
  17. Francis Rossi Here's a song for ya

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    Means at that night there was swelling or other indication that something could be broken, not definate . They just need X-rays or further exam to verify suspension or clear it
     
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    That sums it up nicely.
     
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    It shows a man can fight so many times if he has a will to fight.
     

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